1880 United States presidential election in Iowa

The 1880 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 2, 1880, as part of the 1880 United States presidential election. Voters chose 11 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1880 United States presidential election in Iowa

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  JamesGarfield.png WinfieldScottHancock2.jpg James Weaver - Brady-Handy (cropped).jpg
Nominee James A. Garfield Winfield S. Hancock James B. Weaver
Party Republican Democratic Greenback
Home state Ohio Pennsylvania Iowa
Running mate Chester A. Arthur William H. English Barzillai J. Chambers
Electoral vote 11 0 0
Popular vote 183,904 105,845 32,327
Percentage 56.99% 32.80% 10.02%

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County Results

President before election

Rutherford B. Hayes
Republican

Elected President

James A. Garfield
Republican

Iowa voted for the Republican nominee, James A. Garfield, over the Democratic nominee, Winfield Scott Hancock. Garfield won the by a margin of 24.19%.

With 10.02% of the popular vote, Iowa would prove to be Greenback Party candidate James B. Weaver's second strongest state after Texas.[1]

ResultsEdit

1880 United States presidential election in Iowa[2]
Party Candidate Running mate Popular vote Electoral vote
Count % Count %
Republican James Abram Garfield of Ohio Chester Alan Arthur of New York 183,904 56.99% 11 100.00%
Democratic Winfield Scott Hancock of Pennsylvania William Hayden English of Indiana 105,845 32.80% 0 0.00%
Greenback James Baird Weaver of Iowa Barzillai Jefferson Chambers of Texas 32,327 10.02% 0 0.00%
Prohibition Neal Dow of Maine Henry Adams Thompson of Ohio 592 0.18 0 0.00%
Total 322,668 100.00% 11 100.00%

Results by countyEdit

County[3] James Abram Garfield
Republican
Winfield Scott Hancock
Democratic
James Baird Weaver[4]
Greenback
Neal Dow[4]
Prohibition
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # %
Adair 1,607 60.83% 515 19.49% 520 19.68% 0 0.00% 1,087[a] 41.14% 2,642
Adams 1,338 54.48% 581 23.66% 535 21.78% 2 0.08% 757 30.82% 2,456
Allamakee 1,838 49.66% 1,531 41.37% 332 8.97% 0 0.00% 307 8.30% 3,701
Appanoose 1,642 45.43% 1,281 35.45% 691 19.12% 0 0.00% 361 9.99% 3,614
Audubon 963 57.46% 637 38.01% 76 4.53% 0 0.00% 326 19.45% 1,676
Benton 2,948 64.02% 1,372 29.79% 284 6.17% 1 0.02% 1,576 34.22% 4,605
Black Hawk 3,014 64.57% 1,558 33.38% 70 1.50% 26 0.56% 1,456 31.19% 4,668
Boone 2,275 58.04% 1,292 32.96% 352 8.98% 1 0.03% 983 25.08% 3,920
Bremer 1,548 60.19% 707 27.49% 312 12.13% 5 0.19% 841 32.70% 2,572
Buchanan 2,156 55.51% 1,208 31.10% 443 11.41% 77 1.98% 948 24.41% 3,884
Buena Vista 1,058 74.19% 318 22.30% 50 3.51% 0 0.00% 740 51.89% 1,426
Butler 2,072 67.23% 937 30.40% 37 1.20% 36 1.17% 1,135 36.83% 3,082
Calhoun 859 72.86% 301 25.53% 19 1.61% 0 0.00% 558 47.33% 1,179
Carroll 1,189 48.20% 1,169 47.39% 104 4.22% 5 0.20% 20 0.81% 2,467
Cass 2,232 59.82% 1,179 31.60% 314 8.42% 6 0.16% 1,053 28.22% 3,731
Cedar 2,369 59.90% 1,421 35.93% 135 3.41% 30 0.76% 948 23.97% 3,955
Cerro Gordo 1,604 69.71% 677 29.42% 20 0.87% 0 0.00% 927 40.29% 2,301
Cherokee 1,118 68.13% 412 25.11% 100 6.09% 11 0.67% 706 43.02% 1,641
Chickasaw 1,314 47.00% 1,018 36.41% 454 16.24% 10 0.36% 296 10.59% 2,796
Clarke 1,390 58.21% 621 26.01% 377 15.79% 0 0.00% 769 32.20% 2,388
Clay 779 83.94% 137 14.76% 3 0.32% 9 0.97% 642 69.18% 928
Clayton 3,098 55.02% 2,419 42.96% 108 1.92% 6 0.11% 679 12.06% 5,631
Clinton 3,479 51.74% 2,887 42.94% 312 4.64% 46 0.68% 592 8.80% 6,724
Crawford 1,589 62.14% 926 36.21% 42 1.64% 0 0.00% 663 25.93% 2,557
Dallas 2,314 56.19% 517 12.55% 1,286 31.23% 1 0.02% 1,028[a] 24.96% 4,118
Davis 1,143 32.06% 1,207 33.86% 1,215 34.08% 0 0.00% -8[b] -0.22% 3,565
Decatur 1,570 49.78% 948 30.06% 633 20.07% 3 0.10% 622 19.72% 3,154
Delaware 2,396 60.61% 1,489 37.67% 59 1.49% 9 0.23% 907 22.94% 3,953
Des Moines 3,414 53.94% 2,818 44.53% 93 1.47% 4 0.06% 596 9.42% 6,329
Dickinson 325 87.60% 46 12.40% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 279 75.20% 371
Dubuque 3,007 38.35% 4,576 58.37% 257 3.28% 0 0.00% -1,569 -20.01% 7,840
Emmet 276 88.18% 28 8.95% 9 2.88% 0 0.00% 248 79.23% 313
Fayette 2,547 54.76% 1,170 25.16% 904 19.44% 30 0.65% 1,377 29.61% 4,651
Floyd 1,928 67.15% 623 21.70% 317 11.04% 3 0.10% 1,305 45.45% 2,871
Franklin 1,501 75.58% 410 20.64% 75 3.78% 0 0.00% 1,091 54.93% 1,986
Fremont 1,920 48.25% 1,650 41.47% 409 10.28% 0 0.00% 270 6.79% 3,979
Greene 1,645 65.75% 457 18.27% 399 15.95% 1 0.04% 1,188 47.48% 2,502
Grundy 1,498 71.54% 581 27.75% 12 0.57% 3 0.14% 917 43.79% 2,094
Guthrie 1,707 57.73% 635 21.47% 615 20.80% 0 0.00% 1,072 36.25% 2,957
Hamilton 1,305 67.69% 332 17.22% 283 14.68% 8 0.41% 973 50.47% 1,928
Hancock 517 75.04% 168 24.38% 4 0.58% 0 0.00% 349 50.65% 689
Hardin 2,223 70.55% 812 25.77% 115 3.65% 1 0.03% 1,411 44.78% 3,151
Harrison 1,902 52.76% 1,321 36.64% 382 10.60% 0 0.00% 581 16.12% 3,605
Henry 2,458 58.78% 1,142 27.31% 572 13.68% 10 0.24% 1,316 31.47% 4,182
Howard 1,066 54.00% 235 11.90% 673 34.09% 0 0.00% 393[a] 19.91% 1,974
Humboldt 669 70.42% 250 26.32% 26 2.74% 5 0.53% 419 44.11% 950
Ida 694 66.73% 339 32.60% 4 0.38% 3 0.29% 355 34.13% 1,040
Iowa 1,787 52.44% 1,286 37.73% 335 9.83% 0 0.00% 501 14.70% 3,408
Jackson 2,148 43.73% 2,522 51.34% 241 4.91% 1 0.02% -374 -7.61% 4,912
Jasper 3,162 55.35% 1,407 24.63% 1,144 20.02% 0 0.00% 1,755 30.72% 5,713
Jefferson 2,130 57.82% 1,380 37.46% 160 4.34% 14 0.38% 750 20.36% 3,684
Johnson 2,400 44.89% 2,766 51.74% 126 2.36% 54 1.01% -366 -6.85% 5,346
Jones 2,617 61.32% 1,627 38.12% 15 0.35% 9 0.21% 990 23.20% 4,268
Keokuk 2,367 52.25% 1,803 39.80% 360 7.95% 0 0.00% 564 12.45% 4,530
Kossuth 781 69.98% 249 22.31% 86 7.71% 0 0.00% 532 47.67% 1,116
Lee 3,098 43.86% 3,464 49.04% 494 6.99% 8 0.11% -366 -5.18% 7,064
Linn 4,508 58.52% 2,875 37.32% 301 3.91% 19 0.25% 1,633 21.20% 7,703
Louisa 1,745 65.04% 720 26.84% 200 7.45% 18 0.67% 1,025 38.20% 2,683
Lucas 1,599 54.46% 1,020 34.74% 315 10.73% 2 0.07% 579 19.72% 2,936
Lyon 374 78.74% 101 21.26% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 273 57.47% 475
Madison 1,823 48.61% 837 22.32% 1,090 29.07% 0 0.00% 733[a] 19.55% 3,750
Mahaska 3,081 56.11% 1,210 22.04% 1,185 21.58% 15 0.27% 1,871 34.07% 5,491
Marion 2,452 47.46% 1,520 29.42% 1,190 23.04% 4 0.08% 932 18.04% 5,166
Marshall 3,084 66.54% 1,234 26.62% 267 5.76% 50 1.08% 1,850 39.91% 4,635
Mills 1,689 55.87% 1,060 35.06% 270 8.93% 4 0.13% 629 20.81% 3,023
Mitchell 1,665 63.65% 832 31.80% 83 3.17% 36 1.38% 833 31.84% 2,616
Monona 942 57.69% 331 20.27% 360 22.05% 0 0.00% 582[a] 35.64% 1,633
Monroe 1,289 50.59% 775 30.42% 483 18.96% 1 0.04% 514 20.17% 2,548
Montgomery 1,981 63.90% 692 22.32% 427 13.77% 0 0.00% 1,289 41.58% 3,100
Muscatine 2,664 54.39% 1,966 40.14% 268 5.47% 0 0.00% 698 14.25% 4,898
O'Brien 599 66.56% 199 22.11% 101 11.22% 1 0.11% 400 44.44% 900
Osceola 432 82.44% 91 17.37% 0 0.00% 1 0.19% 341 65.08% 524
Page 2,709 67.07% 972 24.07% 339 8.39% 19 0.47% 1,737 43.01% 4,039
Palo Alto 398 45.80% 375 43.15% 96 11.05% 0 0.00% 23 2.65% 869
Plymouth 884 52.00% 756 44.47% 60 3.53% 0 0.00% 128 7.53% 1,700
Pocahontas 463 66.71% 214 30.84% 17 2.45% 0 0.00% 249 35.88% 694
Polk 4,781 58.50% 2,161 26.44% 1,204 14.73% 26 0.32% 2,620 32.06% 8,172
Pottawattamie 3,687 55.33% 2,793 41.91% 184 2.76% 0 0.00% 894 13.42% 6,664
Poweshiek 2,440 61.57% 936 23.62% 583 14.71% 4 0.10% 1,504 37.95% 3,963
Ringgold 1,450 59.97% 436 18.03% 525 21.71% 7 0.29% 925[a] 38.25% 2,418
Sac 1,346 71.37% 445 23.59% 92 4.88% 3 0.16% 901 47.77% 1,886
Scott 4,322 61.04% 2,594 36.63% 150 2.12% 15 0.21% 1,728 24.40% 7,081
Shelby 1,499 58.40% 963 37.51% 105 4.09% 0 0.00% 536 20.88% 2,567
Sioux 677 65.16% 351 33.78% 11 1.06% 0 0.00% 326 31.38% 1,039
Story 2,041 66.63% 544 17.76% 464 15.15% 14 0.46% 1,497 48.87% 3,063
Tama 2,712 67.75% 1,096 27.38% 193 4.82% 2 0.05% 1,616 40.37% 4,003
Taylor 1,984 59.63% 784 23.56% 559 16.80% 0 0.00% 1,200 36.07% 3,327
Union 1,555 49.73% 771 24.66% 801 25.62% 0 0.00% 754[a] 24.11% 3,127
Van Buren 1,876 49.01% 1,529 39.94% 299 7.81% 124 3.24% 347 9.06% 3,828
Wapello 2,846 51.91% 2,345 42.77% 292 5.33% 0 0.00% 501 9.14% 5,483
Warren 2,205 52.80% 1,019 24.40% 952 22.80% 0 0.00% 1,186 28.40% 4,176
Washington 2,516 59.24% 1,370 32.26% 347 8.17% 14 0.33% 1,146 26.98% 4,247
Wayne 1,737 50.74% 774 22.61% 890 26.00% 22 0.64% 847[a] 24.74% 3,423
Webster 1,575 53.17% 798 26.94% 589 19.89% 0 0.00% 777 26.23% 2,962
Winnebago 703 83.89% 67 8.00% 33 3.94% 35 4.18% 636 75.89% 838
Winneshiek 2,474 57.70% 1,415 33.00% 212 4.94% 187 4.36% 1,059 24.70% 4,288
Woodbury 1,453 56.25% 995 38.52% 135 5.23% 0 0.00% 458 17.73% 2,583
Worth 933 75.42% 290 23.44% 11 0.89% 3 0.24% 643 51.98% 1,237
Wright 758 78.06% 182 18.74% 31 3.19% 0 0.00% 576 59.32% 971
Totals 183,945 56.86% 105,800 32.70% 32,707 10.11% 1,064 0.33% 78,145 24.15% 323,516

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h In this county where Hancock ran third behind Garfield and Weaver, margin given is Garfield vote minus Weaver vote and percentage margin Garfield percentage minus Weaver percentage.
  2. ^ In this county where Garfield ran third behind Hancock and Weaver, margin given is Hancock vote minus Weaver vote and percentage margin Hancock percentage minus Weaver percentage.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1880 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. ^ "1880 Presidential General Election Results - Iowa".
  3. ^ Géoelections; Popular Vote at the Presidential Election for 1880 (.xlsx file for €15)
  4. ^ a b Géoelections; Popular Vote for James B. Weaver at the Presidential Election for 1880 (.xlsx file for €15)